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Faculty, Tenure Track, Social and Philosophy- Philosophy
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Oct. 4, 2021
Title Faculty, Tenure Track, Social and Philosophy- Philosophy
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Social and Political Philosophy
Application Deadline 12/15/2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Philosophy
 
 


Faculty, Tenure Track, Social and Philosophy- Philosophy


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

Utah Valley University located in Orem, Utah seeks an Assistant Professor - Philosophy. AOS: Social and Political Philosophy; we are particularly interested in applicants whose teaching and scholarship engage critical, transnational, and/or global social and political theory including but not limited to Indigenous, decolonial, Black, Latin American, and feminist social and political thought. AOC: Open, although the successful candidate will be able to contribute to UVU's Peace and Justice Studies Program, with relevant experience and/or expertise.
Duties include: *
  • Teach 4 courses per semester (8 per year) in the undergraduate philosophy program at the upper and lower division, including, but not limited to, courses in Social and Political Philosophy, as well as the General Education, courses Ethics and Values and Introduction to Philosophy.
  • Candidates must be committed to inclusion and openness.


The successful candidate will teach Social and Political Philosophy from a diversity of cultural and theoretical perspectives. Instruction can include internet and evening courses. Candidate must have experience teaching in a college/university setting, must demonstrate scholarly research consistent with disciplinary specialization, and will engage in department and university service, including curriculum development. The successful candidate joins a vibrant and collegial department. Salary and benefits competitive. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. required in a related field to the coursework being taught. ABD will be considered, provided degree will be in hand no later than August 1, 2022. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current instruction theory, methods, strategies, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of student management, motivation, evaluation techniques.
  • Skills in teaching, mentoring, research productivity, and commitment to professional development.
  • Skills in effective instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary collegiate team environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Physical requirements typical of teaching: extended use of keyboard for computer; extended time sitting, standing, and walking.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC17321

Open Date: 10/01/2021

Review Start Date: 12/01/2021

Close Date: 12/15/2021

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date. Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation. Please attach a teaching dossier under Other Document #1.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/24929

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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